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Does Religion Make People Better Or Worse?

I have devoted much of my life to arguing that religion is the finest vehicle for individuals and societies to become decent, good, moral...

The Left Hurts The Battle Against Torture, Rape And Other Evils

When you hear the words “oppression,” “genocide,” “racism,” or even “torture” or “rape,” do you immediately recoil as you always did? I don’t....

Some Sobering Lessons From Muslim Taxi Drivers

Understandably, those troubled by the contemporary Muslim world point to the amount of gratuitous violence emanating from it and the apparent absence of Muslim...

The Smugness Of The War’s Opponents

In this week’s New York Times Book Review, a historian reviewing a major new work of 20th-century history, Oxford and Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson’s...

Just A Reminder About Who And Why We Are Fighting

Last year at UCLA, I debated a professor who argued that Israel and the Palestinians were moral equivalents. He is not alone (especially on...

Why Liberals fear Global Warming Far More Than Conservatives Do

Observers of contemporary society will surely have noted that a liberal is far more likely to fear global warming than a conservative. Why ...

CBS Is Now Officially The Communication For Barbarians Service

A little over three years ago, CBS sent Dan Rather to Baghdad to ask meaningless questions to, and provide a propaganda vehicle for, Saddam...

The Islamic threat is greater than German and Soviet threats were

Only four types of individuals can deny the threat to civilization posed by the violence-supporting segment of Islam: the willfully naive, America-haters, Jew-haters and...

Michael Berg and the Twisted Values of the Greens and Pacifism

Apparently, being the parent of a child murdered by a Muslim terrorist gives one moral credibility. There is no other way to explain the...

Five non-religious arguments for marriage over living together

I have always believed that there is no comparing living together with marriage. There are enormous differences between being a “husband” or a...

A Vote For Patty Wetterling Can Hurt Children

I do not live in Minnesota. Nor have I ever written a column about any congressional race. But what Patty Wetterling, Democratic congressional candidate in Minnesota’s...

Israel’s War Separates The Decent Left From The Indecent Left

I believe the Left has been wrong on virtually every great moral issue in the last 30 years. During that period, it was wrong on...

Note To Angry Republicans: Stay Angry, But Vote Republican

One repeatedly hears that some conservatives and Republicans will either vote Democrat or not vote at all—out of anger at the Republican Party. According to...

How Liberals Injure Blacks

I was recently shown a videotape of people reacting to radio talk shows. Organized by a firm that specializes in analyzing radio talk ...

Pius Attacked For Not Confronting Evil, Benedict Attacked For…

Among the most heated debates of the last 40 years has been the debate over Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust. What did he...